A Pagan’s Prayer.

A Pagan’s Prayer   A new day dawns, a sacred celebration The Sun God appears on the horizon Rekindling the flame in blood red skies As the darkness of night retreats and dies    Dawn’s first light caresses Earth and Sea The cloak of darkness and shadows flee  They will return to reign and rule […]

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The Brooding Silence.

  The Brooding Silence   He sits there in silence and all alone His hand reaches for the telephone He hesitates like so many times before Then rises slowly and walks out the door   He  knows he needs to make that call But part of him does not want to, at all He’s not […]

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The Wind Whispers Softly….

The Wind Whispers Softly….   The wind whispers softly, a gentle breeze From across vast oceans and countless seas Telling tales of strange and distant  places Of people, their customs and exotic races Of kingdoms and countries so far away On a constant journey, by night and by day   Across burning deserts and forests […]

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Hazelwood.

HAZLEWOOD,  Along a serpentine trail, I carefully tread An old oak, now brittle and long dead A fallen king who once reigned supreme In this forgotten grove by a silver stream   Lazily meandering and winding through  Prickly Holly, Hazel and Yew Ancient Oak, Rowan and Beech Tall silver Birch, proudly skyward reach   Like […]

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Another Happy Christmas.

  Another Happy Christmas.   Twas the night before Christmas and all was not well The house was silent, there had been trouble, you could tell The children were in bed, pretending to be asleep But quietly across the landing, they did creep Listening for Santa at the top of the stairs But what they […]

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Three Little Kittens.

My 100th Poem!   Three Little Kittens.   Three little kittens trying to climb a tree One hunting butterflies, the other chasing a bee The third gets lost in an overgrown flower bed And cries for his mother to come rescue him instead   One is a ginger, lurking In the long grass Ready to […]

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Thunder.

Thunder. Thunder rolls, roars and rumbles Above dark clouds, the sky God grumbles As if awoken from a slumber so deep Tears of rage from his fiery eyes weep   Across the sky, lightning flashes As thunder booms, crackles and crashes Shivering with fear, some take to their beds Closing their eyes, covering their heads […]

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